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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent


September 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) More than two dozen people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico Statehood vote could turn into an election day wildcard


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hawaii, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hawaii was the last state to join the union in 1959. This day is marked as its anniversary to make it into being a state. Puerto Rico ... Read more...

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Congressmen indicted in report on illegal mining: Goa BJP


July 9th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Shah Commission report on illegal mining in Goa, which is yet to be made public, has named senior Congress functionaries for being involved in ... Read more...

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Lokayukta to probe sensitive cases after appointment: Parrikar


April 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said sensitive cases involving politicians and mining mafia would be handed over to the lokayukta once the ombudsman is ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: Congress demands arrest of BJP legislator


April 12th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Congressmen cadres Thursday demanded the arrest of Bhartiya Janata Party legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh, after Zahida Parvez, the prime accused in RTI activist Shehla ... Read more...

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Congress keeping Goa illegal mining report under wraps: Munde


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused the Congress of keeping the Justice (retd) M.B. Shah report on illegal mining under wraps with an eye ... Read more...

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Goa illegal mining scam worth $423 million: Trinamool Congress


February 15th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress president in Goa Wilfred de Souza Wednesday said he had a glimpse of Justice M.B. Shah commission report on illegal mining and that ... Read more...

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Trinamool in Goa like mushroom in monsoon: Congress


February 13th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday compared the newly-emerged Trinamool Congress in Goa to a mushroom growing in the monsoon, saying the party had just come up at ... Read more...

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Khurshid should follow law of the land: Congress


February 12th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Distancing itself from the controversy over the poll panel writing to the president on Law Minister Salman Khurshid's defiant stand on quota for backward Muslims ... Read more...

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Karnataka ministers were only watching porn and not doing it: Parrikar


February 9th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) The three Karnataka ministers who were sacked for watching porn clips in the state assembly were "only watching and not doing it in action", a BJP ... Read more...

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End dynasties in politics: Medha Patkar


February 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) Noted activist Medha Patkar Thursday called for a 'one family one elected representative' cap in Indian politics, saying the trend of dynastic rules was dangerous for ... Read more...

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Congress to counter Chouhan’s protest


January 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 30 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's main opposition the Congress Monday said it will hold a counter-protest against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's proposed 'maun vrat' (vow of silence) Thursday.Chouhan's ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP set to seal Goa poll deal


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) top brass will meet in New Delhi Tuesday to decide on seat-sharing and candidates for the forthcoming ... Read more...

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Thackeray attacks Sonia, Rahul


January 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday attacked Congress president Sonia Gandhi by raking up her foreign origin and also questioned party general secretary Rahul ... Read more...

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Now, a pro-Kundankulam rally


November 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) Even as the anti-Kudankulam nuclear plant protest entered its 25th day Friday, a pro-Kudankulam rally was called by Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) near Tirunelveli ... Read more...

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Rahul poised for a bigger role, says Congress


November 9th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of reports that Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi could be elevated to the position of working president, the party Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Congressmen clash at meet with voters


October 2nd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chitradurga (Karnataka), Oct 2 (IANS) Two groups of Congressmen assaulted each other at a meet with voters in this Karnataka town - all because name of one leader was not ... Read more...

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Protectionism will hurt growth: Anand Sharma


September 1st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India Thursday asked the developed nations, especially the US and European countries, not to turn protectionist in view of the current economic crisis, saying it ... Read more...

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US will not release Osama Bin Laden death photos: Obama


May 5th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has blocked the release of pictures of Osama bin Laden's body, expressing concern that they might incite extremists to retaliate.He said that US ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare can go wherever he feels like: Salman Khurshid


April 27th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Union Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid commenting on Lucknow University's denial to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's meeting within the campus premises, on Wednesday said that being ... Read more...

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Congress warns rebels in West Bengal


April 18th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Warning party rebels contesting against official Trianmool Congress and Congress candidates of suspension, West Bengal Congress president Manas Bhunia Monday said that party rule applies to ... Read more...

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19 Congress members expelled in Tamil Nadu


April 14th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) A day after the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the Congress' state unit Thursday expelled 19 members, including S.Ve. Shekher, a member of the outgoing assembly, and ... Read more...

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Congress suspends 11 rebels in Bengal


April 13th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday suspended 11 workers who are contesting as independents against the party's official candidates in the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal.The 11 who ... Read more...

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Congressmen stage hunger strike against Tamil Nadu party chief


March 31st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) With just 13 days to go for the Tamil Nadu assembly polls and when all other parties are campaigning actively for their candidates, the affairs within ... Read more...

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House Republicans introduce bill to halt US operation in Libya


March 30th, 2011 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Two Republicans in US House of Representatives have introduced a bill which seeks to put an end to US military involvement in Libya unless ... Read more...

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Thackeray attacks Congress’ dynastic politics, Sonia Gandhi


March 21st, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday attacked the Congress party for practising dynastic politics and said it has ruined the country's political fabric.In a no-holds-barred ... Read more...

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US defers trilateral meeting with Pakistan


February 13th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) The US has postponed a trilateral meeting involving Pakistan due later this month here amid a diplomatic row over continued detention of an American official who shot ... Read more...

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No proof that Assange encouraged leaks, says WikiLeaks


February 10th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/London, Feb.10 (ANI): Investigators in the United States are believed to have failed to find evidence to go ahead with the prosecution of Julian Assange, the head of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks, for ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Mubarak told US not to topple Saddam


February 10th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.10 (ANI): Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is reported to have told former US vice-president Dick Cheney "three or four times" not to depose Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, according to diplomatic ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg Gets Congress Letter On Privacy Policy


February 5th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook - the extremely popular social networking site is hogging headlines again and this time it is because of its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The young CEO ... Read more...

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Court will decide double murder-accused US diplomat’s fate, Zardari tells US


February 1st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 01(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has turned down a US Congressional delegation's demand to hand over double murder-accused American diplomat Raymond Davis to the US government.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Congress escaping by blaming individual for Emergency: BJP


December 29th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Congress is not owning up to the Emergency excesses and is trying to blame an individual for this, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Karunakaran a voice of secularism: Sonia


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday expressed deep sorrow on the death of senior Congress leader K. Karunakaran and described him as a national leader who was ... Read more...

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We will take corruption head-on: Sonia (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Reiterating her message on fighting graft, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday said the party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will "take corruption head-on" and demonstrate its ... Read more...

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Congressmen grumble about food at plenary


December 20th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Many Congressmen attending the party's 83rd plenary here complained that the catering services were inadequate and that the food served was of poor quality.Himanshu Dubey, a party ... Read more...

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